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Understanding the Importance of Data Lineage Tools

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In today’s data-driven environment, it has become increasingly crucial for asset managers to maintain full visibility into the lifecycle of their data – how it transforms and flows from its source to destination. With this, data lineage tools have grown in importance to help firms track changes made to their data, find and fix gaps, and see which processes were used when their data was updated. This not only enhances data quality, but it also instills confidence in managers that the data they are using in decision-making is accurate.

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Understanding the Need for an Automated Reporting Catalog and Forward Lineage

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While most ETL tools available in the market today possess a catalog module – which allows users to access standardized data from a central location and view backward lineage – some fail to provide insight into how and where data is being used as well as the future impact of making changes. Thus, these ETL tools must also offer a reporting catalog that can provide users with a central place to track all of their reports and dashboards, which can be based on PowerBI, Tableau, SSRS, etc.

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Advent of Automated Geneva Integrations

Advent of Automated Geneva Integrations

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There are a multitude of source systems that are used by front, middle and back-office teams in buy side firms. For the purpose of portfolio accounting, one of the most popular systems that is used is SS&C’s Advent Geneva, which allows funds to build their entire accounting book of records (ABOR) by feeding investments and reference data directly into the system.

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Perspective on the benefits of a Master Data Management Platform

Perspective on the Benefits of a Master Data Management Platform

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With the sheer volume available today, most hedge funds and private equity firms consume data from a variety of sources such as market data providers, counterparties, fund admins and accounting systems. As a result, data is processed and consumed at multiple touchpoints, which can lead to dataset duplication and quality issues. However, implementing a robust master data management platform will enable funds to mitigate these challenges while simultaneously providing efficiencies and tangible insights. Read More